Restylane® & Restylane Silk®
At Skin Spectrum, patients enjoy a variety of innovative and effective anti-aging treatments and other medical spa services. Dermal fillers, including Restylane and Restylane Silk, are a cornerstone of the offerings at our Tucson, Arizona, practice. Whether you're primarily concerned by lines or lost volume, there's a Restylane product that can give you the results you want.
To learn more about how Restylane can work for you, request a cosmetic consultation online or call Skin Spectrum directly at (520) 797-8885.
Restylane Silk Before & After Photos
Images courtesy of Restylane.
What They Treat
Both Restylane and Restylane Silk are hyaluronic acid-based fillers. Hyaluronic acid is already naturally present in the body and keeps skin and connective tissue soft and resilient. With age, the natural production of hyaluronic acid diminishes — a process that's partially responsible for the development of sagging skin and wrinkles.
The different formulations of each product make them better suited for specific areas of the face.
- Restylane uses medium-sized hyaluronic acid particles to fill in moderate to severe lines and wrinkles. It's especially adept at treating lines around the mouth, eyes and nose, including nasolabial folds, lip lines, and the corners of the mouth. For many men and women, these lines are some of the earliest signs of facial aging.
- Restylane Silk is intended just for the lips and the lines around it. Its small particles effortlessly add volume and shape to thin lips, creating a youthful-looking pout that looks great on anyone. In a clinical study, 98% of patients who were treated with Restylane Silk saw noticeable improvement in the fullness of their lips 2 weeks after injection, with results that can last for 6 months or longer.
You can make dark circles less noticeable by getting proper sleep, maintaining excellent nutrition and hydration, and keeping your allergies under control. Collagen stimulators such as alpha hydroxy acids or Retin-A can also help. Treatment with a laser or a light source can make the skin smoother and lighter in color. Our favorite fix is injecting a small amount of hyaluronic acid filler just beneath the skin. It lightens the shadow and lasts two to three years.from Dr.Pai
What You Can Expect
Treatment with injectables is a relatively straightforward experience here in our office. Once you've consulted with either Dr. Comstock or Dr. Pai, one of our experienced injectors cleanses your treatment area. At Skin Spectrum, we use very fine needles and topical anesthetic to ensure your injections are as comfortable as possible.
Once the anesthetic has taken effect, your practitioner administers the product in a series of quick injections in or around your targeted areas. In many cases, we administer combinations of different products during the same appointment to resolve each patient's specific concerns.
After your treatment, there's no need to spend any time recuperating at home. You may return to your daily routine as soon as you leave our office. You may experience some localized soreness, redness, bruising, or itchiness, the side effects of Restylane and Restylane Silk should not hinder you from your regular activities.